Surveillance & Security News for February 2008

HID Global hires David R. Triber as Vice President, Legal Affairs

HID Global, the trusted leader in providing solutions for the delivery of secure identity, recently announced that David R. Triber has been named Vice President, Legal Affairs, reporting to Dr. Tam Hulusi, Senior Vice President, Strategic Innovation and Intellectual Property.  In this newly created position, Mr. Triber will be responsible for managing the legal affairs of the global enterprise, and identifying and developing legal compliance policies for the growing organisation.  He w...

Ipsotek in Duke of York Square

Ipsotek has provided video analytics to Cadogan Estates, the property investment company responsible for running the Cadogan family's Chelsea estate, which features London locations including Sloane Street, Cadogan Square and Duke of York Square.Ipsotek's analytics modules are alerting the client to abandoned packages, vagrancy, vehicle theft and loitering as well as intrusion into sterile zones at Duke of York Square, which is a 10-acre site in the heart of Chelsea.  Ipsotek's software is...

Axis and Raytec demonstrate the importance of effective surveillance lighting

Axis Communications, the global leader in network video, teamed up with leading surveillance lighting manufacturer Raytec to stage a test night at Axis' Hertfordshire headquarters to demonstrate the effectiveness of using network video with infrared or white light LED lighting.Twenty Axis partners attended the Axis/Raytec test night at Axis' UK headquarters close to Hitchin in Hertfordshire on 4th February 2008.  The attendees watched a series of presentations from Axis and Raytec which exp...

Integrated IP-security by IndigoVision protects new courthouse

IndigoVision's IP Video CCTV system is providing the technology behind a Fabricom-GTI integrated security solution for the new courthouse in the Belgium city of Ghent.  This innovative project integrates CCTV, video-intercom and access control into a single IP-security system.  By using the IP Video system to provide fully featured video-intercom facilities IndigoVision has created a truly scalable and cost-effective solution by eliminating traditional intercom switching hardware.The n...

Forward Vision's "Metal Mickey" helps Scottish Seabird Centre's sustainable remote wildlife viewing become world class

Forward Vision's MIC1 series Pan, Tilt and Zoom (PTZ) CCTV cameras (also known as Metal Mickeys) have helped turn the Scottish Seabird Centre into the world leader in sustainable, remote wildlife watching.The Scottish Seabird Centre is in an area is internationally renowned for colonies of many seabirds, such as gannets, kittiwakes and puffins.  Hundreds of thousands of them come each year to breed on islands such as the Bass Rock and the Isle of May.Even in reasonable good weather, most of...

Ganz C-Allviews are ideal surveillance choice for Aylesbury District Council and Thames Valley Police

Joining forces to improve CCTV surveillance of Aylesbury town centre, Thames Valley Police and Aylesbury District Council have chosen the latest Ganz C-Allview high-speed ruggedised PTZ cameras from CBC to monitor two key road intersections.  In the first installation of its kind for the town, the cameras have been set up using a wireless link.  Telemetry signals are transmitted to receivers on the police station roof, 1 km from the monitored site.  "We're very pleased with t...

Siemens capability on show in Bucharest head office

Siemens Building Technologies' integrated approach to fire safety and security has been illustrated in a project to protect the premises of a leading international insurance company.Siemens SRL Romania installed a SiPass access control system, integrated with a Synova fire detection system, allowing all doors to open automatically plus provide control of the building's elevators in the event of a fire, in the Bucharest Head Office of Generali Asigurari SA.  In addition to the access control...

ISE caps five years of continuous growth with stunning 2008 tradeshow

Record numbers of exhibitors and attendees, a euphoric show-floor atmosphere and unprecedented levels of interest in next year's event are among the key themes of Integrated Systems Europe 2008.A total of 22,199 attendees (up from 16,269 in 2007) were drawn to 481 exhibiting companies (up from 363 last year) during three hectic and, at times, breathtaking days inside Amsterdam's RAI Convention Centre at the end of January.  If anyone in Europe's AV and electronic systems integration busines...

ioimage and EVT announce technology partnership to integrate video management software with video analytics

ioimage, the pioneer of intelligent video appliances, and EVT, a provider of video management software, recently announced that they have completed integration of their video security solutions.As a result of this partnership, EVT's open architecture video management software now supports ioimage's intelligent video encoders and IP cameras, enabling existing and new users to seamlessly and cost-effectively incorporate video analytics into their security networks.ioimage's intelligent video encod...

Axis helps SecureIt and Llanmoor Homes reduce construction site theft

Network cameras from Axis Communications, the global leader in network video, have been deployed by construction security specialist SecureIt to secure six sites managed by leading regional homebuilder, Llanmoor Homes.Three AXIS 211A network cameras and an AXIS 211M were commissioned, installed and are now monitored by SecureIt, a company specialising in construction site security.SecureIt worked with Llanmoor Homes to trial a network surveillance system involving Axis network cameras at their c...

Visimetrics deploys cross-campus hybrid recording

Visimetrics, manufacturers of the Digital Evidence Recorder, have recently added IP-based OCTAR Net NVRs to the University of Wolverhampton's cross-campus CCTV system providing a hybrid recording solution to over 270 cameras.  The University's CCTV recording system now spans the three campus areas of Wolverhampton, Walsall and Telford in the UK's West Midlands.The recent upgrade adds to the existing recording system of OCTAR System DVRs sited across many of the University's facilities. ...

Mexican retailer standardizes on March Networks digital video solution for more than 650 stores

March Networks™, a leading provider of intelligent IP video and business analysis applications, recently announced that Coppel S.A.B. de C.V. has standardized on the company's digital video software and systems for advanced security in more than 650 department stores.Coppel is one of the largest department store chains in Mexico, operating under the brand name Tiendas Coppel.  The retailer specializes in the sale of household furnishings, appliances and clothing.The rollout follows a...

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